Federal Government & Agencies

Bigger Pie Forum believes the Federal Government has over extended its regulatory reach across the American economy resulting in underperformance. BPF highlights and seeks answers to the lacking dynamism necessary to produce the prosperity Mississippians need and deserve.

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Legislative Session 2021


U.S. Supreme Court Civil Asset Forfeiture Case

U.S. Supreme Court Civil Asset Forfeiture Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up a case regarding civil asset forfeiture. The ramifications for personal property rights in the U.S. could be massive. Timbs v. Indiana could decide whether the Excessive Fines Clause of the Eighth Amendment applies to the states. The court will then have to decide how it will potentially affect civil asset forfeiture.

U.S. Debt - Entitlements and Grants

U.S. Debt – Entitlements and Grants

The Magnolia State was ranked 16th in per capita grant spending, as the federal grants awarded to Mississippi added up to $2,134 per resident.

The American Miracle

BPF Book Review of The American Miracle

If you wonder about Divine intervention, you should read this book.

John B. Judis's The Populist Explosion - BPF Book Review by Ashby Foote

A BPF Book Review – The Populist Explosion

“The Populist Explosion” is perfectly timed to catch and explain the Katrina-sized populist wave that is now crashing down on the political establishment in the U.S. and Europe.

Ashby Foote

Mr. Trump Goes to Washington

The 2016 campaign defies traditional analysis. Viewing it through the usual Democrat versus Republican template misses some of the critical lessons. This campaign was not right versus left but rather establishment versus non-establishment with the establishment getting thrashed.

2016 Presidential Election

Some election consequences

Yes, elections have consequences. Hopefully “…more jobs, more revenues, more wealth, higher wages, and lower energy prices.”